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Wine 101: Sweetness

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Along with articles on tannin and acidity as the main characters in wine, this time we're talking about sweetness.

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What are wine scores?

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86, is that any good? Well, not very, but why not? In this article we go under the hood of how wines are scored and the two different scoring systems.

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Wine 101: Acidity in wine

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Acidity in wine Acidity is one of the four main characteristics on wine, along with tannins, alcohol, and finally, sweetness. If you're tasting a wine and you get tart or sour taste, that's acidity. Now, all wines are "acidic" if we're talking the pH scale. Remember that from school? They hover between about 3 to 4.5. The lower the number, the more acidic they are. The kinds of acid in wine There are a few kinds of acid in wines, which have a direct effect on how the wine will taste. The main acids in wine are citric, tartaric, and malic. How to taste acidity in...

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Wine 101 Series: Tannins

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As part of our Wine 101 Series, we're talking tannins. What are they, what are they good for? Check it out inside.

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